Too bad they couldn't just put new guts in these as they did on SD45s. Retired and destined for razor blades, this one sits awaiting transport.
You ain't kidding me, it came down from somewhere high up to butcher up L&N to the max when CSX came in. Two years later many Chessie units were looking almost pristine and the "Old Reliable... (more)
After meeting a northbound this coal train has gotten a light at the south end of double track.
Southbound coal, all CSX, all U30Cs. No mufflers on these babies. Always liked this model esthetically.
All auto racks on this date on this southbound train out in the bucolic scenery of central Kentucky. Photo by "Boxcar" Jim Satterwhite. From my collection. A vintage automobile thrown... (more)
In the warm fall afternoon light a southbound mixed freight races through the rolling hills of what I like to call the Bourbon State. Bluegrass tastes awful and gets stuck in my teeth. Photo by ... (more)
In the afternoon a westbound local rattles along the river.
Photo by Tony Vanier, from my collection.
Photo by Dave Petke. From my collection.
Just happened to be in town to look at a bunch of retired locomotives for sale. Caught this train on a break. Little money, great fringe benefits.
Originally SCL, later SBD.
ACL>SCL>SBD>CSX unit demoted to yard duty but it did not have to suffer the indignity of losing the turbo and dynamic brakes. There's a shot of the other side somewhere in here.
Rather unusual unit leading a "rainbow" consist. Photo by Jim Satterwhite, from my collection.
Well into 1988 the lead unit on this SB rail train has not been renumbered or relettered.